Monday, October 23, 2017

Carousel of Panels offers learning alternative

Each Carousel of Panels presentation
is offered three times in one big room at the Conference.
The 2017 Joint Annual Conference will offer 24 presentations in the popular Carousel of Panels, an alternative to traditional panel presentations that allows guests to attend multiple panels in one time slot and in one location.

From the hiring of substitutes to the development of a school medical program, and from leadership to community engagement, these mini panels enable participants to attend three 30-minute sessions, all in one room, to make the most of this knowledge-sharing opportunity.

Each of the presentations will be offered three times in a one-hour and 30-minute slot. The Carousel will take place from 1:45 to 3:15 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 18, Ballroom Level IV, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Panel topics and presenters include:

  • Responding to Requests and Complaints of Transgender Students — Robbins Schwartz
  • Every Day Counts: Hiring and Training Successful Substitutes — Wheeling CCSD 21
  • Authentic, Relevant Engagement of the Greater Community — Northern Illinois University, STEM Outreach
  • Our Journey toward Trauma-Informed Schools — Calumet Public SD 132
  • High School Medical Academy and Youth Residency Program — Huntley Community SD 158
  • Developing a Skills-Based Curriculum and Reporting System — Olympia CUSD 16
  • District Improvement: Deep Implementation with Fidelity — Maywood-Melrose Park-Broadview SD 89 and Illinois District and School Improvement at AIR
  • Looking for Leadership — Effingham CUSD 40
  • Improving Your District through Social Capital — Regional Offices of Education 11 and 39
  • Differentiating PTELL Referenda Questions — Klein, Thorpe & Jenkins, Ltd.
  • Stretching School Budgets Safely with Cost-Efficient Masonry — Waterloo CUSD 5 and Masonry Institute of St. Louis
  • University and Schools Connect for Student Success — Northern Illinois University, STEM Outreach
  • Enhance Instructional Skills in PLC’s — Calumet Public SD 132
  • Leadership Academy: Grow Your Own — Huntley Community SD 158
  • Collaborative Student Teachers: Mentoring and Addressing Teaching Shortage Areas — Elmhurst College
  • Dryden Place Project: Serving Marginalized Students and Parents — Arlington Heights SD 25
  • Mirror Check: Confronting Threats to Culturally Competent Leadership — Eastern Illinois University
  • We’re All In: Redefining a Vision for Learning — Community High SD 99, Downers Grove
  • Virtual Coaching for Teachers and Administrators —McKendree University and Consortium for Educational Change
  • Empower Students and Strengthen Community with Workplace Readiness — Hononegah CHSD 207
  • Push Past the Noise: Unique Communication Opportunities — Oak Lawn-Hometown SD 123
  • A Dog’s Purpose: Bonding a Board to its Community — Lake Villa CCSD 41
  • Early Investment, Long-Term Gain — Community Unit School District 300, Algonquin
  • Lessons Learned: District 131 and its Denial of a Charter School Application — East Aurora SD 131

Note: IASB would like to thank the law firm of Robbins Schwartz for sponsoring the Carousel of Panels at the 2017 Joint Annual Conference. The firm is also presenting at the Carousel on “Responding to Requests and Complaints of Transgender Students.”